Directory may refer to:

  • Directory (file systems), or folder, a file system structure in which to store computer files
  • Directory (databases), stored information about a database
  • Directory service, a software application for organizing information about a computer network's users and resources
  • Directory (political), a small group of influential states that is said to 'direct' the agenda
  • French Directory, the government in revolutionary France from 1795 to 1799
  • Telephone directory, a book which allows telephone numbers to be found given the subscriber's name
  • Trade directory, a listing of information about suppliers and manufacturers
  • Web directory, an organized collection of links to websites

Famous quotes containing the word directory:

    Although then a printer by trade, he listed himself in this early directory as an antiquarian. When he was asked the reason for this he replied that he always thought every town should have at least one antiquarian, and since none appeared for the post, he volunteered.
    —For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
    Donald Sinden (b. 1923)